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Financial Accountability. Reporting Exellence.

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Voice: (804) 225-3038

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Current Job Openings

Lead Payroll/Benefits Accounting Analyst (#98)

Open to General Public
Hiring Range: $42,614 - $70,000
Pay Band: 5
Position: #98

The Department of Accounts is seeking a highly motivated and knowledgeable accounting professional to serve as a Lead Payroll/Benefits Accounting Analyst in the Payroll Service Bureau. Candidate must possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, a strong work ethic, demonstrate a consistent record of increasing responsibility and have a proven record of excellence in the performance of their job responsibilities. Candidate must be team oriented with strong communication skills, including proficiency and professionalism in written and verbal communications. Candidate must have the ability to adapt to changes in policies, procedures and priorities proficiently. Candidate must be willing to uphold and adhere to the standards for Bureau operations with an emphasis on customer service.

Primary duties include review and coordination of work products in the conduct of the payroll, benefits and absence management (paid time off) functions for agencies participating in the Bureau. Additional responsibilities include reviewing and coordinating the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliations and information returns prepared by staff Payroll/Benefits Accounting Analysts in compliance with Federal and State guidelines and policies.

Minimum qualifications include: Knowledge and experience with payroll, benefits and absence management systems; effective communication skills, including professionalism in written communications; strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to read, interpret and apply policy and procedures; previous job duties reflect increasing responsibility; and proficiency with Microsoft PC applications, including Excel and Word.

Preferred qualifications include: Practical knowledge of policies and procedures governing the administration of employee compensation, benefits, and absence management; effective organizational and time management skills; demonstrated job stability; Bachelor of Science in accounting or related field from an accredited university or the equivalent of extensive experience in Accounting/Fiscal processes and ability to work collaboratively with management, staff and agency personnel.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, state application and resume. Your cover letter should include an introduction, a description of how you are uniquely qualified for this position, address how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position and address the reason(s) this position appeals to you. State applications for this position will only be accepted online through the State website at
Online applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM, July 14, 2017

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The Department of Accounts is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates are afforded equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status or disability.

E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Effective June 1, 2011, agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia's Executive Branch will use the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

Contact Information

Phone Number:

Main: (804) 225-3038
Fax: (804) 371-8587

Street Address:

Department of Accounts
James Monroe Building
101 North 14th Street,
2nd Floor
Richmond VA 23219-3638

Mailing Address:

Department of Accounts
PO Box 1971
Richmond VA 23218-1971


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